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Montague Overhaul V: Track Cogs and Chains

Tweet Fixed gears have been popular as winter commuter bikes for years. Long before messenger culture brought them to the limelight in the early 2000’s, hardened winter riders chose them for their simplicity and added control in bad conditions. For the last two years, a single speed Montague Boston folding bike has been my commuter. […]
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Montague Boston Overhaul II: Headset

Tweet If you’re anything like me, working on your bike is half the fun of owning it. Sure, you can have a bike shop do maintenance for you, and if it’s a big job requiring specialty tools, this might be a good idea. For me, I want to know every part of my bike inside […]
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The Essentials – Tools to Ride With

Tweet If you’re a regular bike commuter, you know that bikes need maintenance, adjustments, and from time to time, parts just break. There’s nothing worse than being stuck far from home without a patch kit, extra tube, or the proper tool to tighten that loose stem bolt. I always ride with my messenger bag and […]
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